1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"S" Biographies



JAMES SANDERS
      
b. 25 Dec 1829 South Wales, son of  James Sanders (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Ann Downey 2 May 1856 in England (dau of John Downey)
       Children- William T., James, Harry, Annie m. Clem Edson, Charley, Lillie, May, Rosa, and one dec'd

MILTON C. SAYERS
      
b. 7 Jan 1844 Miami Co OH, son of Thomas & Margaret (French) Sayers (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Henrietta Jones 22 Sept 1867 (b. 15 Oct 1845 Bureau Co IL, dau of Samuel & Miriam Jones
       Children- Milton C. & Samuel J.

W. S. SCHERMERHORN
      
b. 1833 Deerfield, Oneida Co NY , son of Evert & Margaret (Smith) 
Schermerhorn; Surgeon in 16th Wis. Inf.- Civil War; (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Jane Loomis in New York  (b. Frankfort, Herkimer Co NY)
       Children- Hattie m. L.L. Smullin, George, Grace & Mary

REESE G. SEAMAN
      
b. 1 June 1844  Clinton Co OH, son of W.D. Seaman; (Res. Bristol twp.); Co. F, 88th Ohio Infantry - Civil War
       m. Hattie Capps 23 April 1874 Adair Co MO (dau of Henry Capps)
       Children- Henry W., Jonah V., James D., Nellie, and Edith

WILLIAM P. SEAMAN
      
b. 23 Dec 1839 Springfield, IL, son of John & Jane (Broadwell) Seaman; (Res. Jackson twp.); Co. C, 11th Missouri Infantry - Civil War
       m. (1) Amanda Seaman 1869 (dau of Isaac Seaman.  She d. 1871)
       Children- Maggie Stella
       m. (2) Sarah Capps (dau of Henry Capps)
       Children- Florence, Bertha, Charles, and William

WILLIAM J. SEMMONS
      
b. 4 Oct 1860 Cornwall, Eng., son of William Semmons (Res. Angus, 
Washington twp.)
       m. Jennie Clayton 1 Oct 1885 (dau of James D. Clayton)
       Children- Harry G.

AMON F. SHANNON
      
b. 18 Oct 1848 Seneca Co OH, son of James & Amanda (Fairchild) Shannon; (Res.  Cedar twp.)
       m. Sarah E. Barrett 18 Oct 1868 (b. Feb 1845 Guernsey Co OH, dau of Benjamin & Viola Barrett)
       Children- Mary, & Ada

JOEL SHAW
      
b. 27 Sept 1838 Butler Co OH, son of Joel & Mariam Shaw; (Res. Dawson twp.); Co. H, 76th Illinois Infantry - Civil War
       m. Livia Griffin 25 Sept 1867 (dau of Asa & Margaret (Schultz) Griffin)
       Children- Charles J., Hester I., Mary A., Medford A., and Edith M.

WILLIAM SHEARMAN
      
b. 6 Nov 1841 Lincolnshire, Eng., son of Matthew & Maria Shearman; 
(Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Elizabeth Holden 25 March 1873 Rock Island, IL (dau of Joseph Holden)
       Children- William and Archie

DR. JOHN M. SHERMAN
      
b. 8 May 1851 Switzerland Co IN, son of Haven Sherman; (Res. Paton); physician
       m. Mary E. Burdette 19 Sept 1875 (dau of Joseph Burdette)
       Children- Bertie A., Lemont A., and Joseph Guy

HORACE  SHIPMAN
      
b. March 1828 Hartford, CT; (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Susan Warren in CT (b. Hartford Co CT)
       Children- none listed

JAMES SHREVE
      
b. 12 Oct 1819 Brown Co OH, son of Caleb & Anna (Slack) Shreve (Res. Kendrick twp.)
       m. Hester Ann (Argo) Shutter 8 Apr 1841 (b. Pickaway Co OH, dau of Alexander & Esther Argo)
       Children- William H.H., Caleb Alexander, Nancy Armilda, Hannah Mary, Sarah Catherine, and Julia Ann

AARON SMITH
      
b. 5 Sept 1851 Cook Co IL, son of Leonard & Mary (Shockey) Smith; (Res. Paton twp.)
       m. Kate Will 29 April 1885 (dau of Christian Will)
       Children- Della E.

JAMES W. SMITH
      
b. 14 Nov 1839 DeWitt Co IL, son of Pleasant & Jane (Upton) Smith: (Res.  Grant twp.)
       m. Susan A. Bell 30 May 1865 Sigourney, IA ( b. 1843 Westmoreland 
Co PA, dau of Watson Bell)
       Children- nine children, seven sons & two daughters

PARDON ALONZO SMITH
      
b. 1 Sept 1840 Ogle Co IL, son of Pardon & Jane (Maby) Smith; (Res. Scranton); 8th Iowa Volunteer Infantry- Civil War
       m. R. L. Alger 9 Feb 1865 (of Clinton Co IA)
       Children- Lowrie, Arthur A., Claude D., Edith G., Mary Pearl, and Orrin Leo

ANTON SMITTLE
      
b. 29 March 1825 Nassau, Ger., son of Anton Smittle; (Res. Junction 
twp.)
       m. Philipena Reichel 14 Nov 1847 Milwaukee, WI (dau of John Reichel)
       Children- Charley, Pouise, Jacob, Catherine, Bina, Elizabeth, Mary, and Anton

JACOB A. SMITTLE
      
b. 6 July 1850 Washington Co WI, son of Anton Smittle (Res. Junction 
twp.)
       m. Eve Heisel 30 Nov 1870
       Children- William J., Jacob M., Anton, Mary M., and one dec'd

GEORGE W. STATES
      
b. 17 April 1850 Fairfield Co OH, son of Emanuel States (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Jennie Harman 26 Feb 1881 (b. 1860 Upper Canada)
       Children- Burton J.

JAMES M. STEELE
      
b. 24 June 1834 Bedford Co PA, son of Solomon & Fanny (Metzgar) Steele; (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. Hannah Maria Lower 1858 Muscatine Co IA (b. 1 Feb 1836 
Huntingdon Co PA, dau of Henry & Hannah (Steele) Lower)
       Children- Marion L., Fanny, Harriet S., & Charley

W. R. STEVENS
      
b. MA (Res. Grant twp.); 38th Ohio Infantry - Civil War
       m. Editha Lord in IL (b. IL)
       Children- one adopted son, not named

WILLIAM STEVENS
      
b. 12 Feb 1823 Oswego Co NY, son of Joel & Margaret (Tannery) Stevens; (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Mary  E. Carnrite  Jan 1844 (b. 7 Jan 1823  NY, dau of Peter & Annie E. Carnrite)
       Children- Letta A.M.  m. George Gymer, Lillie O. m. John E. Dodge, Mariette A. m. Jay Barker, Williard S., Cora A. m. Miner Steele, William H. and Carrie E.   Laura A. m. Hugh McGeary & d. 1886, Effie M. d. 1874 age 7, Caroline E. d. 1848 age 2, Ernest E. d. 1864 age 11 days

MRS. LETITIA J. STEWARD
      
b. 21 Aug 1842 Hancock Co OH, dau of William H. & Rebecca (Keys) Harrison; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. William Steward 14 Sept 1862 Jones Co IA (b. 31 July 1842 OH, son of Spencer Steward). William in Co. B, 9th Iowa Infantry- Civil War &  d. 5 July 1864 of typhoid fever
       Children- Benjamin F.

EDWIN B. STILLMAN
      
b. 4 Oct 1838 New Haven, CT; (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Lizzie Bowman 1862 Royalton, VT
       Children- Frank, Paul E., Lulu d. 1885

REV. LYMAN  STILSON
      
b. 29 Jan 1805 Delaware Co NY now dec'd; (Res. Jefferson) missionary in Burma
       m. (1) Lucretia Brownson (d. Aug 1851)
       Children- dau m. ___ Turrill, N.P., Sarah L., and Miner T.- d. 1856
       m.(2) M.A. Paine  Dec 1853 Nunda, NY (d. 30 Mar 1857)
       m. (3) H.E.T. Wright 15 July 1858 (was a missionary)
       Children- Charlie Lyman -d. 1883, and Edwin Parker - d. 1879

LEVI STOCKWELL
      
b. 20 Jan 1826 Hadley, MA, son of Daniel & Mary (Gale) Stockwell; (Res. Hardin twp.)
       m. Lydia Judd 15 April 1851 (b. Hampshire Co MA, dau of Simeon & Lydia (Day) Judd)
       Children- Mary A., Harriet B., and William

PERRY C. STREAM
      
b.27 March 1837 Licking Co OH, son of Elias & Mary Ann Stream; (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. Annie Langdon 18 Dec 1865 Linn Co. IA (dau of Luther Langdon)
       Children- Thomas, Charles, Perry, Harry, and Mattie

WILLIAM C. STREAM
      
b. 14 April 1834 Licking Co OH, son of Eli & Mary (Waters) Stream; 
(Res. Bristol twp.); Co. G, 24th Iowa Infantry - Civil War
       m. (1) Mary Mathews 24 Dec 1868  (d. 5 Oct 1880)
       Children- Maggie, Laura - d. 1886, Harvey, Orrin, Cora, Willie - d. age 8 days
       m. (2) Rebecca (DeLong) Cairns 3 Oct 1881 (widow of Alexander Cairns)
       Children- Maud Luella
       Children of Rebecca & Alex Cairns- Ernest, and dec'd children Nellie, Mattie & Zonia

WILSON STREAM
      
b. 10 April 1848 Licking Co OH, son of Elias & Mary Ann Stream; (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. Ophelia West 1 Jan 1878 (dau of Mrms. Rose West)
       Children- Elsie Bell, Ida E., and Chauncey E.

WILLIAM STROUD
      
b. Oct 1810 Oxfordshire, Eng., son of John & Catherine (Harris) Stroud; (Res. Willow twp.)
       m. Mary Gunn 17 Jan 1833 (b. Aug 1810, dau of Thomas & Charlotta (Bolton) Gunn)
       Children- Thomas, John, Charlotta, Lucy, Mary Ann, William, Jane, 
Catherine d. age 25, & dec'd infant

CHARLES H. SUYDAM
      
b. 13 Jan 1837 Butler Co OH, son of Mathew Suydam; (Res. Rippey);   Co. E, 103rd Illinois Infantry- Civil War
       m. Charlotte L. Cochrane  20 Jan 1864 (dau of John Cochrane)
       Children- none listed

JOHN H. SWARTZENDRUVER
      
b. 13 May 1827 MD, son of Christian Swartzendruver; d. 7 Aug 1881; (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Mary Hurst 10 Nov 1858 Jackson Co IA (dau of John Hurst)
       Children- Almeda m. James M. Scott, Elizabeth m. Harry Ebbles, John A., Amos M., Anna M., Albert H., Emma F., and Charles A.

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